Vehicle Forfeiture for DUI in Columbus Ohio
You will permanently forfeit your vehicle, by order of the court for your:
- 3rd DUI offense within six years
- 3rd offense or more of Driving under FRA suspension within five years
- 2nd offense of a vehicle owner knowingly permitting a person whose license is suspended to drive their vehicle
- 1st offense of driving a vehicle that is immobilized with license plates impounded.
With each subsequent conviction, the penalties become stiffer. Even if you were not involved in an accident, you could spend up to a year in jail, lose your car, have your license permanently revoked, and be subject to fines up to $10,000.
If you have been charged with DUI in Columbus Ohio, it is important to immediately retain a lawyer. The Columbus Ohio DUI lawyers at Yavitch & Palmer are familiar with DUI and DWI charges, the legal and scientific testing conducted, and the penalties for a conviction. Contact one of our attorneys if you are facing DUI charges in Columbus or throughout Ohio.